Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket

Date

1760

Object Number

XII.101

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock engraved with Royal cypher and TOWER. The frizzen has a bridle and the pan is fitted with a flash-guard. Steel ramrod. The flashguard is a non-standard experimental fitting

Dimensions

BarrelLength46.02inches
BarrelLength1169mm
OverallLength1565mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.77 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Lock marked: TW, crown over broad arrow, WG, crown over 3. Barrel marked: crown over GR broad arrow, crown over crossed sceptres, W starred, crown over 6, IW, IW starred

Associations

Places England